Poll: Cooper and Burr Basically Tied in N.C.

Posted April 15, 2009 at 10:41am

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper (D) led Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) by 4 points in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup, according to a new automated survey released Wednesday by Public Policy Polling, a Democratic firm based in the Tar Heel State.

Cooper led Burr 41 percent to 37 percent, according to a poll of 979 North Carolina voters that was conducted April 8-11.

Burr’s job approval rating was just 35 percent, with 31 percent disapproving. Meanwhile, 41 percent of voters had a favorable opinion of Cooper, with 20 percent unfavorable.

The survey had a 3-point margin of error.